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Alaska

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Parent Category: United States of America
The northernmost state of the United States. It ranks first in terms of total land area and 47th in terms of population.

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%DETAILS% Answer I remember this hotel very well. It was red and black with stairs leading below ground level. I attended a grammar school in that area and students used to make jokes about the place. I know it's quite old and my dad said there is some interesting history connected with this…
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Most of the early settlers came from England (hence New England) and simply named their new settlements after their place of origin; (New) York, (New) Jersey, (New) Hampshire, Plymouth, London, Portland, Portsmouth, Dunkirk, Burlington, Manchester, Birmingham, Cambridge, Salisbury, Camden, Dover, Ba…
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The United States purchased Alaska from Russia, so if this purchase did not take place, Alaska would still most likely be under Russian control. If it were to still be under Russian control, Russia would have a much larger oil production (despite it currently being the world's largest producer of oi…
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Alaska is 1,479 miles long and 808 miles wide.
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The answer is 2 and a half miles!
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To move goats from Cody, Wyoming to Fairbanks, Alaska a livestock transport trailer or a truck is the preferred method. The size and design of the transport trailer or truck should be compatible with the size and number of goats being moved and it should have adequate ventilation. If you only have …
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Mapquest says it is about 1816 road miles from International Falls, MN to Brownsville, TX (about 28 hours driving time).
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Alaska is a big state. The 'average temp' is not the only temp. Here in Valdez the average temp is 20 but that doesn't mean we don't get 60 degrees F in the winter. And everything in between. So yes it does rain. Right on top of all the snow. Sometimes it slushes. Slush is when the water is stuck be…
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The Alaska purchase from Russia by the United States occurred in 1867 at the behest of Secretary of State William Seward. The territory purchased was about 600,000 square miles (1,600,000 km�) of the modern state of Alaska.
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Alaska Skiing Although I can't say for Anchorage in particular, the Alaskan ski season generally starts early in December. It runs all the way into the Spring (around mid-April). The link below has daily ski conditions for a particular ski resort in the Anchorage area, Alyeska.
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Not if you're a US citizen. Just bring proof of American citizenship like your birth certificate. On the other hand, if you wish to come back to the US, you will need your passport. So your passport is the best form of ID when you travel abroad.
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In 1867, Russia sold Alaska to the United States for $7,200,000 or about 2 cents an acre. The U.S. purchase was accomplished solely through the determined efforts of Secretary of State William H. Seward, and for many years afterward the land was derisively called Seward's Folly or Seward's Icebox b…
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The Bering Strait.
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18. In all states it is 18. At 18 a person becomes an adult. Until that time they can not sign contracts, and to rent an apartment a contract is needed as well as income to pay the rent.
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Alaska became the 49th US state on January 3, 1959.
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Many indigenous populations were decimated drastically, because of the many who died from the flu.
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North to Alaska I went to Alaska in 1998 and all the main roads were paved except for several sections of the AlCan which were being improved. What a trip! go for it! You'll never regret going. Depends where you are going, some of the roads are just gravel. I lived there almost two years.
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Alaska doesn't have a state income tax. No state taxes are withheld from your earnings. Every Alaskan receives a payment each year from the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. That payment is only taxable on your U.S. income tax return. Only federal taxes are withheld from earnings in Alaska. You can…
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Answer Alaska Statutes, Title 9, Chapter 38 Exemptions.
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Three of the Alaskan islands were invaded and actually occupied by a large force of Japanese for well over a year. The US services lost thousands of soldiers in the battles, and to the weather, to reclaim them. On one island, several hundred Japanes even committed suicide to avoid capture.So yes, th…
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Mount McKinley is 20,320 feet (6,194 meters) above sea level
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March 30, 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million
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about 2 days in my junk plane
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Mount McKinley, Sitka, Nome, The Gold Dredges, Ester, Alaskaland, University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Sign Post Forest at Watson Lake on the Alaskan Highway is a sight to behold. The Northern Lights.
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Materials derived from the Arctic There are lead, zinc, and silver mines in the Arctic, along with gas and oil under the Arctic ocean and some islands. But not of the stuff comes from there.
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Alaska and Hawaii (which are U.S. states) and the Virgin Islands (which is a U.S. territory) do not require a passport if traveling within the U.S.
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1867 The US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 for 7.2 million dollars.
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The USA purchased Alaska in 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million . There was considerable opposition at the time although by 1913 the fur trade and gold yields were bringing in profits of $81 million.
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The capital of Alaska (Juneau) is east of the capital of Hawaii (Honolulu), and much farther north. Although the Aleutian Islands of Alaska extend farther west than the Hawaiian Islands, Juneau is on the extreme southeast coast of Alaska, close to the border of British Columbia and the Yukon Terito…
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The United States of America and Canada both border the Gulf of Alaska.
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Alaska is the most coldest state in the US. So yes it does snow a lot
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Also known as the Klondike Gold Rush or the Yukon Gold Rush, Alaska's gold rush occurred between the years of 1896 and 1899, bringing about 100,000 prospectors to the region. By contrast, California's Gold Rush occurred between the years of 1848 and 1855, resulting in about 300,000 prospectors des…
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Russia. The purchase was considered to have been a major error in judgment in the extreme that it was known as Seward's Folly for years.
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Alaska was purchased in 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million ($7,200,000.00)
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Northwest North America.
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Alaska was admitted to the Union on January 3, 1959. It became the 49th state admitted to the Union.
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64 Miles In 2006 a british and American made the cross over the bearing strait on foot. It took 15 days, and were subsequently arrested and detained when they arrived.
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The US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867.
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There are NO counties in Alaska. It has 27 boroughs.
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Answer The results of your search for Anchorage, AK (ANC) to New York, NY (NYC) Shortest Flight Duration 9 hours 15 mins See Related Links See the Related Links for "OAG Flight Times" to the bottom for the answer.
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On January 3, 1959 Alaska became the 49th state admitted to the Union. Hawaii was admitted to the Union on August 21, 1959.
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Juneau is the capital city in Alaska. The city's estimated population was 32,406 in 2014. Juneau is the second most populous city in Alaska after Anchorage.
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Alaska has more than twice the area of Texas. Texas has total area of 268,596 square miles including land area of 261,231 square miles. Alaska has total area of 665,384 square miles including land area of 570,641 square miles.
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The US was interested in Alaska for the same reason it is interested in anything: exploitation. Alaska has tremendous natural resources, not least in oil, and the fact that it was snatched from under the noses of our one-time enemy (until we discovered the Middle East), the Soviet Union, just some 2…
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It contains more than 1 thousand square miles of land, three million lakes, 6,640 miles of coastline , North America's tallest Mountain, snow, bears, king crab. gold and oil. and was purchased for about two cents an acre from Russia which is only 1 inch away.Alaska has beautiful northern lights,Sit…
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The Last Frontier. Alaska has no official nickname although, when it joined the union in 1959 a number of suggestions were made. Alaska is more commonly (but unofficially) known as The Last Frontier, or The Land of the Midnight Sun. Alaska licence plates display North to the Future. also it is the 4…
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The name "Alaska" is taken from the Aleut word "aláxsxaq" that refers to an object to which the sea is directed, in this case the Alaska peninsula and mainland. This is sometimes loosely translated as "great land."
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In the 1890s, gold rushes in Alaska and the nearby Yukon Territory brought thousands of miners and settlers to Alaska. Alaska was granted territorial status in 1912. During World War II, three of the outer Aleutian Islands-Attu, Agattu and Kiska-were the only part of the United States to have land …
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Eskimo or Eskimos is an American Indian and seldom if ever use the term Eskimo (meaning eaters of raw meat) to describe themselves, the word they use (depending on what area their from), Canadian Indians use the word "Inuit", in Alaska they use "Inupiat" and/or "Yupik", the Siberian word is "Yuit". …
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Yes.
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No, the Arctic Circle is an imaginary line.
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purchase of Alaska
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That really depends on when you cruise, which cruise line you use, and what category of cabin you have. In reverse order, an inside cabin will cost less than an ocean view cabin, which in turn is less than a balcony cabin, and a suite will have the highest price. For Alaska, I recommend a balcony ca…
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He purchased Alaska.
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64 Miles. Alaska is 64 miles from the Russian Federation. Anchorage and indeed Wasila is closer to 700 miles away from the Russian Federation.
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Before the European settlers came the Gastineau Channel was a favorite fishing pond for the Tlingit Indians aka Auke, aka Tau who had been there for thousands of years. They had a rich culture of carving, weaving, orating, singing and dancing and now Juneau has become a major center for the Tlingit,…
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The ten tallest mountains in the U.S., which includes Alaska, are all located in Alaska and are as follows: 1. Mt. McKinley, also known as Denali, 20,320 ft., located in the Alaska Range 2. Mt. Saint Elias, 18,008 ft., located in Saint Elias Range 3. Mt. Foraker, 17,400, located in Alaska Range …
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Alaska is much larger than Texas. Texas is about 262,000 square miles and Alaska is 572,000 square miles, meaning that if Alaska's land area were divided equally into two states then Texas would become the third largest state, rather than the second largest in the USA. Alaska is actually larger th…
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Answer Anchorage, AK (ANC) to London (LON) Shortest Flight Duration * 14 hours 40 mins * Via Seattle/Tacoma International Apt, Seattle/Tacoma (SEA)
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Alaska ranks #1 based on area and #48 based on population. Alaska has total area of 665,384 square miles including land area of 570,641 square miles. The U.S. Census Bureau reported that the estimated population in Alaska was 738,432 as of July 1, 2015.
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Answer Unfortunately yes. Please check the web links for detailed information. Hope this helps!
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Not at this time, although according to some sources there once was a land bridge called the "Bering Land Bridge" over the Bering Strait.
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Alaska is more than twice the size of Texas based on area. Based on area, Alaska is the largest U.S. state and Texas is second. Texas is much larger than Alaska based on population. Based on population, Texas ranks 2 and Alaska ranks 48 among the 50 U.S. states.
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Willow Ptarmigan The official state bird of Alaska is the Willow Ptarmigan, adopted in 1955. and it is soooooo AWESOMEThe state bird of Alaska is the Willow Ptarmigan.
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Do you belong to a synagogue in your Jewish Community? Very often Jewish Communities have their own "phone books" and you can take part in different activities and organizations. There's also JDate.com
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Alaska is the most beautiful place you will ever go to. The winters can be terrible though. (I personally love them). The summers have a mixture of thematures. Some places have 90 degree wheather, others have -10. You will really only get that in Barrow though.
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The highest point in the United States of America is Mount Mckinley, located in Alaska. It is 20,321 feet high.
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The current governor of Alaska is Sean Parnell. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 2006, and became Governor when Sarah Palin resigned in 2009. He was elected in 2010 to a full term to run from January 2011 to January 2015.
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Answer The town of Gambell on Saint Lawrence Island is about 35 miles from Russia's Chukchi Peninsula. Click on the 'Gambell, Alaska' link to learn more. The closest settlement in Russia to the US border is Uelen.
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No Penguins only live in the southern Hemisphere. In Alaska they would not survive, the climate that they require simply dosent suit for a Penguin in Alaska.
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No. They don't live in Alaska. They live, mostly , in the Southern Hemisphere. Although you would think penguins live in all cold places, the african penguins can live in warm places as well. But most penguins live in Antarctica.
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Alaska became the 49th US state on January 3, 1959. Hawaii later became the 50th state on August 21, 1959.
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Depends where you're from. Americans only require their passport. I think other countries require visas.
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Answer I am sure he has been there. he goes every-where.
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There are many species of bamboo. Several can grow in Alaska, if properly mulched in winter. The typical indoor ornamental bamboo, however, won't make it. Call around to your local greenhouses. Someone in the area will be carrying an Alaska-hardy bamboo. The bamboo genus Fargesia are the most col…
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Alaska's state flower is the Forget-me-not flower.
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Alaska has 3 electoral votes. It has had 3 electoral votes since the 1960 presidential election, (after Alaska became a state in 1959) and continues to have 3 today.
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Answer Russia
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By purchase from Russia on 30 March 1867 for 7.2 million dollars. It was often called Sewards Folly.It purchased it in 1867 from Russia.
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Answer: Being in the service (Army), and having a father who is a pilot, I have had some experience from crossing in to Russia, from Alaska. I have been living in Anchorage, AK since the age of 2, and loved it ever since. There are a few choices when crossing into Russia. The first being is to take …
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Alaska history" redirects here. For the academic journal, see Alaska History (journal). {| ! style="FONT-SIZE: 135%; BACKGROUND: gold" | History of Alaska | Prehistory Russian America (1733-1867) Department of Alaska (1867-1884) District of Alaska (1884-1912) Alaska Territory (1912-1959) Recent…
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dum bum be dum bum bum bum Dee de doo bum bum de dum dum warmer weather? no wen it comes to fishing its hard!
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Answer The distance between Anchorage, Alaska and New York, New York is 3352 miles (5394 km). Driving the distance is 4,361 mi – about 3 days 3 hours per Google Maps.
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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of New Jersey is 8,791,894. See the Related Links below for the breakdown of the New Jersey population.
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$7,200,000 paid to Russia.
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About 126 miles (202.7 km). The trip takes about 2.5 hours by vehicle. It is a very scenic trip, so you may want to allow for pulling over and taking pictures.
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The US paid Russia $7.2 million for Alaska on 30 March 1867.
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What Is Seward's Folly According to an essay by Stanley Rubenstein published by the Henry George School of Social Science, Russia explored and claimed what is now Alaska during the reign of Peter the Great. Unfortunately it was never profitable for the Russians, so in 1866, Czar Alexander II commiss…
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The tallest mountain in the US, also the tallest in North America, is Mount McKinley (the Indians called it "Denali") in Alaska at 20,156 feet tall. The tallest mountain in the continental United States is Mount Whiney in California.
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It is. Alaska is the 49th state and the 50th is Hawaii
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A big log cabin with a fireplace, a big parka jacket and jeans, a shotgun, some money (to buy food), and big hunting boots
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Alaska is on the northwest coast of the North American continent. Canada is to the east, the Arctic Ocean is to the north, and the Pacific Ocean is to the west and south. Russia is further west across the Bering Strait.On the very west end of Canada, but belongs to the United States of America.
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Alaska is the 49th state in the United States.
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Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Kenai, Katmai and Denali "National Park" to name a few. The Denali Forrest.
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The 2000 US Census recorded 626,932 residents. Alaska has an estimated 2009 population of 698,473. About 699,000 in 2010.About 699,000 in 2010.
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penguins only live in Antarctica, its surrounding islands and southern Australia, Africa, south America and the galapagos. Any penguins in there native range would have to swim thousands of miles to reach AK.
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To find the current time in Alaska right now use the related link below.The vast majority of Alaskan territory is 1 hour behind the pacific time zone. :)
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Danish explorer Vitus Jonassen Bering
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According to the census, I believe it's 13%.
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